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Healing Healthcare: Equity through Innovation

Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: The Purdue Railyard inside Kurz Purdue Technology Center
                  1281 Win Hentschel Blvd, West Lafayette, IN 47906

Cost: Free to attend

Join us for the first annual Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering Summit as we bring together a diverse group of researchers, innovators, and stakeholders to address some of healthcare’s most pressing needs. Through interactive sessions highlighting real-time community needs and to seed talks by researchers to highlight potential solutions, this day will provide the opportunity for collaboration and partnerships that result in actionable outcomes in alignment with RCHE’s key research pillars: health systems, population health, health data science, and health education/communication. Registration deadline is August 26th.


This event is targeted toward researchers, innovators, and stakeholders across Indiana who share a goal for improving healthcare and health equity, locally, statewide, and nationally.


By invitation only. If interested in attending, please email



8:30 a.m.      Registration


9:00 a.m.      Welcome- the Vision of RCHE

Pavlos Vlachos, Ph.D., Director Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering,
St. Vincent Health Professor of Healthcare Engineering


9:10 a.m.      Opening Remarks

Theresa Mayer, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships


9:30 a.m.      Keynote Presentation

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, FASA, Presidential Fellow, Executive Director of Health Equity Initiatives


10:00 a.m.    Break


10:15 a.m.     Challenges from the Field

Partners will share needs and collaboration opportunities


11:30-1:00     Poster Session


12:00 p.m.    Lunch and Entrepreneurship Panel Session

Panelists: Milad Alucozai, BoxOne Ventures
Oscar Moralez, Boomerang Ventures
Ramaswamy Subramanian, Purdue                                  


1:00 p.m.      Seed Talk Session

Population Health and Health Equity 
Health Systems
Health Communication and Education
Health Data Science


2:00 p.m.     Break


2:15 p.m.      Rapid Collaboration Round Tables


3:30 p.m.     Closing Remarks


3:45 p.m.     Networking Session